The current coach is Argentinian Héctor Cúper, who has been running the team since 2015 (data from June 1, 2018).

Egypt is a team from Africa that has played official matches since 1920.

The Egyptian Football Association was founded on November 30, 1920.

Egypt football team interesting facts

1. Egypt played their first match on August 28, 1920. He lost 2: 1 to Italy.

2. Midfielder Ahmed Hassan (184) played the most games for Egypt. He played in 1995-2012.

3. Hossam Hassan scored the most goals (in 169 games he scored 69 goals). He played in the years 1985-2006.

4. Egypt won the African Championship 7 times (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010), 2 times second place and 3 times third place.

5. The youngest debutant was Abdel Karim Sakr. On August 5, 1936, he entered the field at the age of 17, 8 months and 28 days.

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6. The oldest player is Essam El Hadary. On June 6, 2018, he played a match at the age of 45, 4 months and 22 days (data from June 7, 2018).

7. Egypt made its debut at the World Cup in 1934. He reached the 1/8 finals.

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8. The tallest player is defender Ahmed Hegazy – 193 cm (data from June 1, 2018).

9. The lowest player is midfielder Tarek Hamed – 165 cm (data from June 1, 2018)

10. The most expensive player is Mohamed Salah. Its market value is EUR 150 million (data from June 1, 2018).

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11. Egypt is ranked 45th in the FIFA ranking (data as of June 7, 2018).

12. The highest place in the FIFA ranking – 9 (2010).

13. The lowest position in the FIFA ranking – 75 (2013).

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14. Egypt’s National Stadium is Cairo International Stadium in Cairo (74,100 capacity).

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15. Of the 23 players selected for the World Cup in Russia, 7 play in the Egyptian league.

16. The technical sponsor of the Egyptian team is Adidas.

17. The youngest competitor appointed to the World Cup in Russia 2018 is Ramadan Sobhi, 21 years old (data from June 10, 2018).

18. The oldest competitor appointed to the World Cup in Russia 2018 is Essam El Hadary, 45 years old (data from June 10, 2018).

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19. Mohamed Salah’s estimated value is 3 times the value of all other Egyptian players.

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20. The Egyptian national team is based at the 2018 World Cup in Grozny.

21. The average height of 23 Egyptian players is 180 cm.

22. The most games Egypt played with the national team of Cameroon – 10 (6 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats) and with South Africa -10 (3 wins, 1 draw and 6 defeats). Data as of June 13, 2018.

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23. On June 25, Essam El-Hadary entered the field, the oldest player in the history of the World Cup. The Egyptian was then 45 years and 161 days old.

24. Egypt’s coach – Hector Raul Cuper after the disastrous performance of the team at the World Cup in Russia (3 losses), was dismissed

25. To sum up, Egypt scored 2 goals at the World Cup in Russia and conceded 6. They lost all matches.

26. Egyptian players fouled 38 times. They were punished with 5 yellow cards.

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27. Egyptian players in 3 matches played at the World Cup in Russia ran a total of 326 km.

28. They cornered a total of 6 times.

29. They made 1,196 passes, 80% of which were accurate.

30. Egypt fired 29 shots in total (only 5 on target).

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Egypt football team questions and answers

What are the Egyptians called?

The players are called “El Fara’ena” which means “Pharaohs”.

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What was the biggest jackpot in Egyptian history?

On November 15, 1963, Egypt (UAR) defeated Laos 15 to 0.

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What was the biggest defeat in Egyptian history?

On June 10, 1928, Egypt lost 11 to Italy to Italy.

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What is the total value of the Egyptian players going to the World Cup in Russia?

The total estimated value of the 23-person team appointed for the 2018 World Cup is 196 million euros.

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Who were the most famous players in Egypt?

In 2003-2004, the Italian coach was Marco Tardelli.

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How many times has Egypt played with Poland?

Egypt played 2 matches with the Polish national team (1 victory and 1 draw).

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What are the chances of bookmakers to win the 2018 World Cup?

Egypt’s odds to win are 151.00. For comparison, Poland is 67.00.

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What is the average age of the players going to the 2018 World Cup?

The average age of players going to the 2018 World Cup is 29.

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